Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology

Abel N Kho, MD

Abel N Kho, MD

Director, Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) - Center for Health Information Partnerships

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics) and Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics)

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Kho's research involves the creation of electronic networks spanning multiple institutions. He developed an electronic network to enable infection control providers to share infection data across the major healthcare providers within Indianapolis. The system currently tracks thousands of patients with drug-resistant infections in the region and provides secure real-time admission alerts to infection control providers. He continues this AHRQ funded research as a Regenstrief Affiliated Sci...[Read full text]Dr. Kho's research involves the creation of electronic networks spanning multiple institutions. He developed an electronic network to enable infection control providers to share infection data across the major healthcare providers within Indianapolis. The system currently tracks thousands of patients with drug-resistant infections in the region and provides secure real-time admission alerts to infection control providers. He continues this AHRQ funded research as a Regenstrief Affiliated Scientist. His research interests also include the application of geographic information systems, and large dataset driven decision support to improving infection control processes. He is actively involved in project linking Electronic Medical Record data with genomic data across multiple institutions.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Medical College of Wisconsin (1999)
  • Residency: Univ. of Wisconsin Hospital (2003)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine